McFiji

I finally got the chance to visit a McDonald’s in Fiji. I had to look closely, but what I noticed was definitely a reflection of what makes up modern Fiji. The first thing to notice was that there were six different value meals available. Big Mac, double cheeseburger, chicken sandwich, fish sandwich, chicken nuggets, and …

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Thoughts on Fiji: 2010 Edition

Here are a collection of random thoughts about my current trip to Fiji: – The tourism industry, especially the budget tourism industry, is expanding. This time around I noticed that Base Backpackers, the big hostel chain from New Zealand, is now in Fiji. The FeeJeeExperience, which is owned by the same company which does the …

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Fiji Update

I’m not dead. Ok, I have a very limited amount of time to write this and the connection sucks, so it is going to be short. I have a much longer update on my laptop, but I can’t get that onto here as this computer has no USB slots (which gives you an idea of …

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Back in the Saddle Again: Fiji Edition

As I write this, I am laying on a hammock with my laptop on my chest about 10m (30ft) from the shore of the Pacific Ocean on the island of Naviti in Fiji. While I’m enjoying the weather here much more than the freezing temperatures I left behind in Wisconsin, the purpose of this post …

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FLASH!! He’ll Save Everyone Of Us!

I leave Taevwa in about 3 hours, and I still have no clue where I’m going. Such is my life. I purchased a pass on the Yasawa flyer which is a boat that goes up and down the Yasawas every day. I can get on and off where I want for a week. There seems …

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Fiji Winding Down

I’m at the airport in Nadi waiting for my 1:30am flight back across the International Date Line to Apia, Samoa. I figure I’ll upate the old web site. I have a lot to say, but I’ll save it for when I can post from my laptop, where I’ve been writing all week. I’m leving Fiji …

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And the winner is…..Impetigo!

So, after much review, I think what I have is called Impetigo. Here is how it’s described by the Mayo Clinic website: Impetigo starts as a red sore that quickly ruptures, oozes for a few days and then forms a yellowish-brown crust that looks like honey or brown sugar. The disease is highly contagious, and …

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Samoa Joe

Just a quick update before I leave Fiji tonight. I will traveling a day into the past. I have 24 hours to undo everything I’ve done today. I will be issuing updates every hour in video format. I’m calling it “24”. I think the idea will fly. I have some great stuff from Fiji and …

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